Day 1: Fes - Merzouga
We will pick you up from your hotel/riad in Fes at 8 a.m. We will drive to Merzouga pass through Ifrane and Azrou in the Middle Atlas mountains. We will stop in the cedars forest in Azrou where you will see the monkeys. We travel through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass to Midelt (famous for its fossils and rocks) and along the amazing Ziz Gorges carved with volcanic rock. You will see views of the Middle-Atlas plateau. The scenery will change to reveal hints of the desert as we approach the city of Errachidia.
After lunch, we will go through the Ziz valley to Rissani and Merzouga. After short break with glass of mint tea, you will start a camel trekking across the sandy dunes of the Erg-Chebbi. You will see the sunset on camel and there we will spend night under millions of stars in a traditional Berber nomad tent. Dinner will be served around a campfire while enjoying drum music by local Berber musicians.
Day 2: Merzouga - Todra Gorge - Dades Gorge
In the early morning you will watch the spectacular sunrise in the dunes. Then we will ride camel back to hotel/riad to take a shower and breakfast crossing unique beauty of Erg Chebbi dunes. After breakfast we will drive to Tinghir and Todra Gorges – highest and narrowest gorges in Morocco. Here you will have the chance to hike along this valley.
After lunch we will drive through the Dades Valley, to see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations (“called monkey toes”). We will sleep in a hotel in the heart of the gorge.
Day 3: Dades Gorge - Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech
After breakfast we drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate, the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas Studios movie studios. We will stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “the rose city”, where you will have opportunity to to purchase the rosewater, which will make your linen smell good a long time after your trip finishes. Then we continue to Ouarzazate, called “the Hollywood of Africa”.
After lunch we visit the famous Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, (UNESCO World Heritage site). Our journey will continue through the majestic Tizi ‘n’ tichka pass (2260 m) over the High Atlas Mountains. We will arrive to Marrakech in the evening for the end of the tour.
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